theLotter Texas’s Top Stories


All the anecdotes, all the excitement of lottery play in Texas


Playing the lottery is fun. You may be playing the lottery because of your desire to win the jackpot, or because you get excited with the adrenaline rush that comes in anticipation of lottery results. Whatever your reason is for lottery play, you may also enjoy reading our selection of lottery-themed articles and stories. They provide fascinating tips and guides and anecdotes about playing the lottery in Texas. Be inspired by the stories of Texas lottery winners. Perhaps one day soon you will score a jackpot win and have a tale to tell of your own!


Texan Wins $25,000 Jackpot with theLotter Texas!

Robert Buffington became theLotter Texas's first ever Texas Cash Five jackpot prize winner after matching all five winning numbers with an online entry to win $25,000!

Lottery Games in the Lone Star State - a Quick Guide

Texas offers some of the most exciting lottery games including hugely popular Powerball and Mega Millions. Here's what you need to know about the games you can play online.

Biggest Texas Lottery Jackpot Winners

Texans have scored huge lottery jackpot wins by playing Powerball, Mega Millions, and popular state game Lotto Texas. The next big winner could be you, online!

Here’s Why You Should Play Texas Lotteries Online

We’ve made it incredibly easy to play lotteries. Residents of Texas don’t even need to leave their homes because they can purchase their official lottery tickets online!

Which Lottery Gives You the Best Chances of Winning?

Which Texas lottery has the best jackpot odds? What Texas lotto has the best lottery odds? What game can you play for the best chance of winning lottery prizes? Read and find out!

When You Buy a Ticket, Where Does the Lottery Money Go?

Purchasing a Texas Lotto ticket might not seem such a big deal, but every ticket you buy, even tickets purchased online, goes a long way and helps us all.

Tips That Will Help You Win a Texas Lottery Game

Playing the lottery is simple but winning the game is difficult, no matter how you play. Hopefully our tips will give you an edge and help you win a huge lottery jackpot!

Can You Stay Anonymous After Winning the Lottery in Texas?

In the past, identifying details of the Texas Lottery's biggest winners were always made public, but today if you win $1 million or more, you can retain your privacy.

What Are the Most Common Powerball Numbers?

Although the numbers in Powerball are drawn randomly, some numbers seem to come up more often than others. Which ones are they, and will they be drawn again?

Interesting Facts about Powerball in Texas

The truth about Powerball's jackpot's size; how the Texas Lottery celebrated its 21st anniversary; when did Texans start playing the game; and many more fun Powerball facts!

How to Boost Your Prizes With Power Play

Powerball's Power Play multiplier will make your non-jackpot winnings even more exciting! See how it works, how much more you'll win, and how to use it when you play online from Texas!

What Comes After Winning: Show Me the Money!

After you win the lottery in Texas, how long will it take until you receive your prize? What do you have to do to claim your prizes? What about when you play online? Here are all the answers!

Top 6 Best Texas Lottery Commercials

Get into the lottery mood with some of our favorite Texas Lottery commercials! This collection of funny, touching, and catchy ads is sure to bring back some old memories.